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Neighborhood social network Nextdoor raises $123 million at $2.1 billion valuation

Nextdoor, the social network aimed at local neighborhoods, has raised $123 million in a round of funding led by Riverwood Capital, with participation from...

MailChimp’s Ben Chestnut on bootstrapping a startup to $700M in revenue

The well-known tech startup routine of coming up with an idea, raising money from VCs in increasing rounds as valuations continue to rise, and...

Facebook raises wages, improves conditions for contract content moderators

In a blog post today, Facebook committed to paying its contract workers in the U.S. a “living wage” that’s “more reflective of local costs...

Facebook co-founder, Chris Hughes, calls for Facebook to be broken up

The latest call to break up Facebook looks to be the most uncomfortably close to home yet for supreme leader, Mark Zuckerberg. “Mark’s power is...

Uber, Google, IBM, and others join Urban Computing Foundation to create...

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit technology consortium that supports Linux’s growth, standardization, and commercial adoption, today announced a new industry-wide effort to create a...

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador

YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman...

To cut down on spam, Twitter cuts the number of accounts...

Twitter just took another big step to help boot spammers off its platform: it’s cutting the number of accounts Twitter users can follow, from...

10 ways Google Assistant can make people’s lives easier

Amid sharp competition from popular AI assistants like Siri and Alexa, Google Assistant arguably has a major advantage — the Android mobile operating system. Smartphones...

Twitter now lets users appeal violations within its app

Twitter today announced a new feature that will allow users to appeal directly within the Twitter app a tweet that’s in violation of Twitter’s...

Lyft will donate $50 million a year to ‘improving city life’...

Hot on the heels of a $24.3 billion IPO, Lyft today announced a program aimed at strengthening its civic engagement in the places its...